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HB 454 (Gonzales) - February 20, 2014

Subject: Concealed handgun licensee carry in school safety zones

To amend section 2923.122 of the Revised Code to expand and clarify the authority of a concealed handgun licensee to possess a handgun in a school safety zone.

Status: Introduced (2/20/14)
Committee Assigned: Education
Committee Hearings: Sponsor testimony March 19, 2014

HB 420 (Becker) - January 29, 2014

Subject: Firearms maybe be stored in vehicles while in public parking facilities and private employer parking facilities

To amend sections 105.41, 152.08, 2923.11, 2923.122, 2923.126, 2923.1212, 2923.16, and 3345.21 of the Revised Code to expand the provision that authorizes any person to store a firearm in the Statehouse Underground Parking Garage or the Riffe Center Parking Garage so that it applies with respect to any Capital Square Review and Advisory Board or Ohio Building Authority parking facility, to authorize a concealed handgun licensee to store a handgun in a locked motor vehicle in any state or local government entity's parking facility, to authorize a concealed handgun licensee who is an employee of a private employer to store a handgun in a locked motor vehicle in the employer's parking facility, and to amend the versions of sections 2923.126 and 2923.1212 of the Revised Code that are scheduled to take effect on January 1, 2014, to continue the provisions of this act on and after that effective date.

Status: Introduced (1/29/14)
Committee Assigned: Policy and Legislative Oversight
Committee Hearings:

HB 403 (Becker) - January 15, 2014

Subject: Allow carry in non-secure public facilities

To amend sections 2923.122, 2923.123, 2923.126, and 2923.1212 of the Revised Code to generally authorize a person who has a valid concealed handgun license to carry a handgun concealed into any publicly owned facility that is not a secure facility, to limit this general access with respect to a nonsecure school building so that it applies only if the person is a government official, and to amend the versions of sections 2923.126 and 2923.1212 of the Revised Code that are scheduled to take effect on January 1, 2014, to continue the provisions of this act on and after that effective date.

Status: Introduced (1/15/14)
Committee Assigned: State and Local Government
Committee Hearings:

HB 387 (Hood and Lynch) - December 11, 2013

Subject: Constitutional Carry

To amend sections 109.69, 109.731, 1547.69, 2923.11, 2923.12, 2923.121, 2923.122, 2923.123, 2923.124, 2923.125, 2923.126, 2923.128, 2923.129, 2923.1210, 2923.1213, 2923.16, and 4749.10, and to enact section 2923.111 of the Revised Code to allow a person who has a concealed handgun license to carry concealed all firearms other than dangerous ordnance or firearms that state or federal law prohibits the person from possessing; to provide that a person 21 years of age or older and not legally prohibited from possessing or receiving a firearm by federal law does not need a concealed handgun license in order to carry or have concealed on the person's person or ready at hand a firearm and is subject to the same laws regarding carrying a concealed firearm as a person who has a concealed handgun license; and to amend the versions of sections 2923.124 and 2923.126 of the Revised Code that are scheduled to take effect on January 1, 2014, to continue the provisions of this act on and after that effective date.

Status: Introduced (12/11/13)
Committee Assigned: Policy and Legislative Oversight
Committee Hearings: None

HB 340 (Becker) - November 7, 2013

Subject: Ohio manufactured firearms and interstate commerce

To enact sections 2923.26 to 2923.30 of the Revised Code to provide protections from federal provisions related to interstate commerce for firearms, firearm accessories, and ammunition manufactured and remaining in Ohio.

Status: Introduced (11/7/13)
Committee Assigned: Agriculture and Natural Resources
Committee Hearings:

HB 288 (Ruhl) - October 8, 2013

Subject: Retired or honorably discharged veterans need no training to acquire CHL

To amend section 2923.125 of the Revised Code to eliminate the time limit within which retired and honorable discharged members of the Armed Forces of the United States are exempt from the requirement to complete firearms training as a prerequisite to obtaining a concealed handgun license

Status: Introduced (10/8/13)
Committee Assigned: Committee on Military and Veterans Affairs
Committee Hearings: Sponsor testimony October 29, 2013.

SB 165 (Jordan) - July 30, 2013

Subject: Prevent physicians from asking about firearms

To amend section 3798.04 and to enact sections 4731.73 and 4731.74 of the Revised Code to generally prohibit a physician from submitting any portion of a patient's medical record to an electronic database maintained by another party without authorization from the patient or the patient's representative and to prohibit a physician from asking a patient or prospective patient questions related to firearm ownership or possession.

Status: Introduced (7/30/13)
Committee Assigned: Committee on Medicaid, Health and Human Services

HB 236 (Becker) - July 25, 2013

Subject: Allows govt officials to carry in public buildings

To amend sections 2923.122, 2923.123, 2923.126, and 2923.1212 of the Revised Code to generally authorize a person who is a state or local government official and has a valid concealed handgun license to carry a handgun concealed into any publicly owned facility that is not a secure facility and to amend the versions of sections 2923.126 and 2923.1212 of the Revised Code that are scheduled to take effect on January 1, 2014, to continue the provisions of this act on and after that effective date.

Status: Introduced (7/25/13)
Committee Assigned: State and Local Government
Committee Hearings: Sponsor testimony October 29, 2013.

HB 234 (Grossman, Becker) - July 17, 2013

Subject: Allows suppressors while hunting

To amend section 2923.17 and to enact section 1533.04 of the Revised Code to allow a person to use a noise suppressor attached to a gun while hunting game birds or wild quadrupeds

Status: Introduced (7/17/13)
Committee Assigned: Agriculture and Natural Resources
Committee Hearings: Sponsor testimony held October 15, 2013
Committee Hearings: Proponent testimony held October 29, 2013
House Committee Action: An amended bill was voted out of committee by a 19-2 vote and recommended for passage by the House on March 11, 2014.

HB 231 (Maag) - July 11, 2013

Subject: Day-cares, churches and non-secure government facilities removed from no carry list plus other changes to law

To amend sections 2923.12, 2923.122, 2923.126, and 2923.16 of the Revised Code to extend to handguns affirmative defenses to a charge of carrying a concealed weapon or having or transporting a firearm in a motor vehicle, to modify the prohibition against carrying a concealed handgun onto institutions of higher education, places of worship, day-care facilities, aircraft, certain government facilities, public areas of airport terminals and police stations, and school safety zones, and to amend the version of section 2923.126 of the Revised Code that is scheduled to take effect January 1, 2014, to continue the provisions of this act on and after that effective date.

Status: Introduced (7/11/13)
Committee Assigned: Judiciary
Committee Hearings: Sponsor testimony October 30, 2013; Proponent testimony November 20, 2013; All parties January 29, 2014

HB 222 (Hagan, R.) - June 25, 2013

Subject: Require firearm sellers to include certain info

To enact sections 2923.221 and 3701.051 of the Revised Code to require the department of health to conduct a study to determine and describe the types of bodily injuries that can be incurred by the user of a firearm and by others in proximity to a firearm following the discharge of a firearm and to require a person who sells a firearm in this state to provide a copy of that study and a list of all of the types of ammunition that can be used in the firearm to the purchaser of that firearm.

Status: Introduced (6/25/13)
Committee Assigned: State and Local Government
Committee Hearings: Sponsor testimony November 12, 2013.

HB 210 (Becker) - June 18, 2013

Subject: Require law enforcement agencies to auction or sell confiscated firearms to FFLs

To amend sections 2981.01, 2981.12, and 2981.13 of the Revised Code to require the sale to a federally licensed firearms dealer of all unclaimed or forfeited firearms and dangerous ordnance in the possession of a law enforcement agency that are legal for persons to possess, that are not used by an agency for police work, and that are not otherwise sold for sporting use or as a museum piece or collectors' item.

Status: Introduced (6/18/13)
Committee Assigned: Transportation, Public Safety and Homeland Security
Committee Hearings: Sponsor testimony Tuesday June 25, 2013

HB 203 (Johnson) - June 11, 2013

Subject: Changes to CHL application process, Stand Your Ground law added

To amend sections 109.69, 109.85, 109.86, 311.41, 2901.09, 2917.11, 2917.31, 2923.11, 2923.125, 2923.1210, 2923.1213, 2923.13, and 2923.14 of the Revised Code to authorize the automatic validity in Ohio of a concealed handgun license issued by another state if the other state automatically recognizes as valid in that state an Ohio concealed handgun license without the need for any reciprocity agreement between the states; to eliminate the requirement that a former military member applying for a concealed handgun license acquire a competency certification if more than six years have passed since the member's honorable discharge or retirement; to eliminate the requirement that the training required to obtain a competency certification be conducted for a minimum number of twelve hours; to amend the disqualifiers that prohibit a person from owning a firearm and that prohibit a person from obtaining a concealed handgun license; to permit a person living in any state to apply for a concealed handgun license or a temporary concealed handgun license in Ohio; to permit an active or reserve member of the military or their spouse to renew a concealed handgun license by mail if the member or spouse is outside of the state; to permit investigators employed by the Attorney General to investigate Medicaid fraud to go armed in the same manner as sheriffs and regularly appointed police officers; to require a sheriff to contact the national instant criminal background check system when running a criminal records check upon an applicant for a concealed handgun license or for a renewal of such a license; to expand the locations at which a person has no duty to retreat before using force in self-defense; and to provide that the exercise of a constitutional or statutory right is not, in itself, the offense of disorderly conduct or inducing panic and does not constitute reasonable, articulable suspicion of criminal activity.

Status: Introduced (6/11/13)
House Committee Assigned: Committee on Policy and Legislative Oversight
House Committee Hearings: Sponsor testimony Tuesday June 18, 2013, Proponent testimony October 29, 2013, Proponent/Opponent testimony November 13, 2013
House Committee Action: A substitute bill was voted out of committee by a 9-4 vote and recommended for passage by the House On November 19, 2013.
House Action: The substitute bill was passed by a vote of 63-27 on November 20, 2013.
Senate: Bill is reported to the Senate on November 21, 2013.
Senate Committee: Civil Justice

HB 191 (Becker) - June 4, 2013

Subject: Change definition of automatic firearms

To amend section 2923.11 of the Revised Code to generally remove from the definition of "automatic firearm" in the Weapons Control Law a semi-automatic firearm designed or specifically adapted to fire more than 31 cartridges without reloading.

Status: Introduced (6/4/13)
Committee Assigned: Transportation, Public Safety and Homeland Security
Committee Hearings: Sponsor testimony Tuesday 6/11/13.

HB 160 (Hagan) - May 8, 2013

Subject: Surrender of firearms under protection order

To amend sections 2919.26 and 3113.31 and to enact sections 2919.261 and 3113.311 of the Revised Code to require a person who is subject to a civil or criminal domestic violence temporary protection order to surrender all firearms in the person's immediate possession or control to a law enforcement agency or to a federally licensed firearms dealer.

Status: Introduced (5/8/13)
Committee Assigned: Judiciary

HB 137 (Patmon) - April 18, 2013

Subject: Universal backgound checks

To enact section 2923.26 of the Revised Code to prohibit any transfer of a firearm from a person who is not a federally licensed firearms dealer to a person who is not a federally licensed firearms dealer unless the firearm is transferred through a federally licensed firearms dealer, through a state or local law enforcement agency, or pursuant to a specified exception; to require that background checks be conducted when a firearm is transferred through a federally licensed firearms dealer or through a state or local law enforcement.

Status: Introduced (4/18/13)
Committee Assigned: State and Local Government
Committee Hearings: Sponsor testimony October 29, 2013.

HB 119 (Heard) - April 10, 2013

Subject: Universal backgound checks

To enact sections 2923.26, 2923.27, 2923.28, and 2923.29 of the Revised Code to require, subject to certain exceptions, that a federally licensed firearms dealer obtain a criminal records check of a prospective firearm transferee when neither the transferor nor transferee is a federally licensed firearms dealer and to require that a federally licensed firearms dealer who obtains a criminal records check in such cases maintain a record of that check and report to law enforcement the name of any prospective transferee who may not legally receive or possess firearms.

Status: Introduced (4/10/13)
Committee Assigned: State and Local Government
Committee Hearings: Sponsor testimony October 29, 2013.

HB 99 (Retherford & Hood) - March 12, 2013 (Companion to SB 36)

Subject: Firearms-prohibit seizure/registry

To enact sections 5502.23 and 5502.231 of the Revised Code to prohibit any agency and its employees and agents from seizing or authorizing the seizure of any firearm from any person lawfully in possession or control of the firearm except when a law enforcement officer reasonably believes the immediate seizure of the firearm is necessary for the safety of the officer or another person or to preserve the firearm as evidence, to prohibit the establishment of a firearm registry, and to prohibit law enforcement officers and international agents from enforcing a firearms registration requirement or firearm ban.

Status: Introduced (03/12/13)
Committee Assigned: State and Local Government
Committee Hearings: Sponsor testimony scheduled for Tuesday 4/30/13.
Committee Hearings: Proponent testimony October 29, 2013.

SB 60 (Uecker) - March 5, 2013

Subject: Concealed handgun secrecy-journalist access exemption-eliminate

To amend section 2923.129 of the Revised Code to eliminate the journalist access exception from the general prohibition on the release of confidential records relative to the issuance, renewal, suspension, or revocation of a concealed handgun license.

Status: Introduced (03/05/13)
Committee Assigned: Criminal Justice
Committee Hearing: Wednesday, June 12 Sponsor testimony
Committee Hearing: Wednesday, June 19 Proponent/Opponent/Interested Party

SB 18 (Smith) - February 12, 2013

Subject: Assault weapons-prohibit/firearm & ammunition transaction database

To amend section 109.52 and to enact sections 109.5731 and 2923.171 of the Revised Code to prohibit a person from knowingly acquiring, possessing, carrying, or using an assault weapon and to require the Attorney General to prepare for the establishment of a firearm and ammunition transactions database.

Status: Introduced (02/12/13)
Committee Assigned: Criminal Justice

SB 36 (Jordan) - February 12, 2013

Subject: Right to firearms

To enact sections 5502.23 and 5502.231 of the Revised Code to prohibit any agency and its employees and agents from seizing or authorizing the seizure of any firearm from any person lawfully in possession or control of the firearm except when a law enforcement officer reasonably believes the immediate seizure of the firearm is necessary for the safety of the officer or another person or to preserve the firearm as evidence, to prohibit the establishment of a firearm registry, and to prohibit law enforcement officers and international agents from enforcing a firearms registration requirement or firearm ban.
Status: Introduced (02/12/13)
Committee Assigned: Criminal Justice

HB 31 (Patmon) - February 5, 2013

Subject: Firearms-safe storage-prevent access to by minors

To enact section 2923.191 of the Revised Code to prohibit any person from storing or leaving a firearm in the person's residence unless the firearm is secured in safe storage or rendered inoperable by a tamper-resistant lock or other safety device if the person knows or reasonably should know that a minor is able to gain access to the firearm and to provide criminal penalties if a minor gains unauthorized access to a firearm not so stored or rendered inoperable.

Status: Introduced (02/05/13)
Committee Assigned: State and Local Government
Committee Hearings: Sponsor testimony scheduled for Tuesday 4/30/13.
Committee Hearings: Proponent testimony October 29, 2013.

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